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Jan 24, 2010 10:00am EST
seems to want more of a franklin roz roosevelt massive govement program. i think the people of america want us to work together to step by step work to fix the problems in the world. >> the voters in massachusetts did reject the democratic approach. they have not embraced what the republicans are talking about. theyan't really figure it out much. one liberal wag said obama campaigned on hope. scott brown campaigned on nope. a lot of people see the republican party as the party of "no" right now. >> on health care reform, if you look at the record, we have been pushing health care reform for years. the rejection of the democrat agenda in massachusetts was not necessarily acceptance of republicans. we have to re-earn the trust of the american people. it's incumbent on us to show the american people how we can improve health care and focus on the priority of jobs. the president's stimulus has been a massive failure. when the democrats came into power three years ago, unemployment was half what it is today. we've seen in the past from john kennedy to the present that broad-based tax cuts f
Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
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Jan 17, 2010 10:00am EST
smarter planet. >>> coming up next, "the roundtable," and "the sunday funnies." go back to sleep america. the oil crisis is over. i don't think so. our economy is bleeding billions for foreign oil... importing nearly 70% - much of it from countries that don't like us. that's billions we should use to create american jobs. we have plenty of american natural gas, to power our trucks and bus fleets. it's cheaper, cleaner, abundant, and it's ours. we've had our wake up call. it's time to act. >>> what's the best prank you ever pulled? >> i told a guy that five years from now, i'm going to give him my show. then, when the five years came, i gave it to him. and then, i took it back almost instantly. it was hilarious. >> ever order anything off the tv? >> like nbc ordered your show off the tv? >> no, no. is there anything you haven't hosted that you want to host? >> oh, this is a trick, right? you get me to host "the tonight show," and then take it back from me? >> no, no. >> that's abc's jimmy kimmel, giving jay leno a good what for there. we'll talk to our "roundtable" about that. george will
Jan 17, 2010 10:30am EST
america. people believe it. >> democrats have a 60-seat majority in the senate. they have overwhelmingly majority in the house. the debate is not with republicans and democrats. it's between democrats -- they run everything. that's not a criticism. that's an observation of fact. come on. >> health care is as diverse as the party. >> that's the real vote. >> it's not between the t.e.a. baggers, whoever they are. it's between democrats. >> health care reform is coming close to final negotiations. and one of the big points in this has been some concessions that labor unions exacted for support for the health care reform bill. specifically in terms of a delay before those who have cadillac plans are taxed on that plan. until 2018. they have time to renegotiate with management. a lot of them negotiated better health care in lieu of higher wages. this type of negotiation behind the scenes is not what president obama promised when he was campaigning. he promised it would be an open negotiation. >> the fact is, we've had so many -- we've had congressional hearings. congressional markups. we had
Jan 17, 2010 11:00am EST
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Jan 10, 2010 11:00am EST
, smarter and safer. broadband is working for america. >> we discuss the war in afghanistan, modernization and the future of the army. >>> good morning and welcome to this week in defense news. we are honored to have as our only guest, general george casey. he commanded u.s. and allied forces in iraq. let's take a look at the many challenges facing the army in this area of persistent conflict. at war continuously since 9-11, concerns are growing that the army is wearing out. of a force of 556,000, nearly half the army is deployed or stationed worldwide with 150,000 news in iraq and afghanistan. repeated year long combat tours strained soldiers and their families. posttraumatic stress is widespread. soldier suicide rates hit record highs. young officers are quitting leaving a shortage of field grade leaders. they are promoting noncommissioned sphergs. the army added 26,000 troops to the ranks since 2004 with plans to add 26,000 more in the next three years. a full withdrawal from iraq should allow a certainly of 26,000 troops to afghanistan. will that be enough to rest weary
Jan 2, 2010 5:30am EST
competed on nbc's "america's got talent." performing with the local d.c. act, the diva league, the group was featured on the august 4th live broadcast. they didn't make it past that round, but that moment under the lights was unforgettable. >> it's an awe experience. i remember when they were rolling our b rotate, it was almost made me cry a little bit. >> brown says shows like america's got talent are shining a new spotlight on the performing arts. he believes that's one reason his classes are more popular than ever. however you choose to exercise, you got to do it the right way to avoid injury. the american academy of orthopedic surgeons has advice on how to stay healthy and get the most from your workouts. first, balance, that means incorporate rating cardio, strength, and flexibility exercise into your routine, variety, mix it up every week tween machines and classes and other activities. repetitive stress can lead to injury. also proper form, equipment, and attire, like helmets for biking and good shoes for running are also key. and you need to fuel your body. meaning, meaning you h
Jan 30, 2010 7:30pm EST
america's aquatic treasures. it is important to understand the marine creatures because their habitats are being destroyed by us. like this exotic lion fish, an invasive species, murder on a native habitat. it found its way to our waters because people with home aquariums started dumping the fish when it got too big. in addition to the animals the aquarium highlights the saving of the coral reefs. >> some of these coral head cans take 40 to 50 years to grow. it takes one anchor to kill them permanently. >> reporter: it is not as grand as our sister in baltimore, but come on your lunch hour or when you are spiriting visitors, it is one block down on the mall. like taking a dip on a hot summer day you are going to want to flow through this one. don't be in a hurry. >> our leader is telling us to hurry. >> we have to go get on the bus. >> did you enjoy it? >> we loved it. yes. >> that looks pretty cool. again, d.c.'s national aquarium is in the basement of the commerce department on 14th and constitution. go to that's it. thanks for joining us. have a fantas
Jan 24, 2010 12:00pm EST
hike! >> uh, no comment. hey, listen, thanks for joining us for "america this week." we'll leave you today with a little squirrel with a special talent. his name is twiggy. he's the water-skiing squirrel and he's at it this women from the jesus divine world in hunting ton, maryland, are home safe and sound but many are still very shaken up. and have very painful memories that will stay with them forever. we have their miraculous story. >> complete devastation. like a war. happened there. different kind of war. >> reporter: clutching her rosary beads, she painfully remember it is nightmare she endured in haiti. one of ten missionaries who went to the country last friday to help take care of children. the church made this trip to the missionaries of charity twice before but on tuesday, the third visit went terribly wrong. >> the earth started to shake. the barbed wire and safety and security for the compound started to crumble. >> reporter: located in pournele, cortez says the damaged building became a safe haven. >> the hospital collapsed and so there was really no place for the h
Jan 2, 2010 7:00pm EST
america, we awake to breaking news that senator edward kennedy political giant, has died. as w say a good and sad morning to you. >> teddy kennedy was being lauded for a lifetime which even at the last, he had been at the center. he had been a backer of barack obama for president. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> on the day of his inauguration, he collapsed suffering from a brain tumor that had been diagnosed in may of last year. but despite his illness, he delivered the democratic nomination to the young contender. >> the hope rises again and the dream lives on. >> edward kennedy had once carried the dream himself. he was the youngest of the kennedy clan. when president kennedy was assassinated, his brother robert ran to succeed him. when he was killed, it was expected that edward kennedy would run. >> he was a good and decent man who saw wrong and tried to right it, saw suffering and tried to heal it, saw war and tried to stop it. >> but a mysterious accident dashed his hopes. he drove his car off a bridge and a young woman passenger died. kennedy was convicted of leaving th
Jan 30, 2010 7:00pm EST
. >> president obama's call to arms, he promises to fix america's economy and the banks in the state of the union address. >> we do not quit. i do not quit. let's seize this moment to begin anew, to carry the dream forward. >> and the most amazing tale of survival, this girl was found in her collapsed hom15 days after the haiti earthquake. hello, welcome to this week, a review of the major news stories em in the past seven days. -- as seen in the past seven days. this week, britain was put under the microscope. tony blair and the form of -- the foreign secretary at the time ignored u.n. advice. the former british attorney general at the time told the inquiry he changed his opinion at the last minute about the legality of the invasion, on days before it began. he rejected claims he was bullied into doing so by political masters. on friday, the long anticipated appearance of the former prime minister tony blair. during six hours of questioning, he made plain his reasoning and belief behind his decision to go to war in iraq. he told the inquiry has no regrets. he hinted at the possibility
Jan 10, 2010 10:30am EST
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Jan 9, 2010 10:00pm EST
people to america's no-fly list. >> these reforms will improve the ability to collect, integrate, and act on intelligence affectively. >> travelers should expect more delays and security screening as a result, specifically wider use of high-tech body scanners. >> we should accelerate this technology so we have greater capability to detect explosives likes the ones used -- like the ones used in the attempted attack. we are already scheduledo deploy 300 more. we made deploying more than that. >> these are nervous times. and later jets is courted one plane back to an airport in oregon because of a destructive passenger. officials said there was no known terrorists and link but it is a sign of how skittish this attack has made america. thousands of miles away yemeni officials revealed they nigerian man accused of that attempt may have met with a known u.s.-born radical cleric and members of al qaeda. but if the terrorist network is so widespread and diverse, kendeigh is a new measures really keep americans saved? -- can these measures keep america safe? >> there is no foolproof solution.
Jan 23, 2010 10:00pm EST
is from this deck that america launched the first air strikes after 9/11. the battle now is a humanitarian one. already badly injured in the earthquake, this man has suffered a seizure. he is rushed away to the ship's hospital. since friday, the pilots of flown over 600 missions, getting the seriously injured out of haiti and taking in food, water, and medicine. it has not been easy. >> at first, we struggled with getting the quantity of food and water in. we also struggled with getting clear landing zones. there were a lot of people coming right to the helicopters. we got more security forces just to keep people back for their own safety. it also mixes easier -- it also makes it easier for us to land in those zones. >> this man receives urgent medical attention. this woman is one of two entities. the doctors could not save her foot. nearby, a young mother cradles her son born on a warship three days after his country lost everything. with a massive buildup of hardware and troops, 80 increasingly feels like a third front for the u.s. military -- haiti increasingle u.s. militar
Jan 16, 2010 10:00pm EST
washington president obama mobilized and his -- america's rescue services. >> haitians are our neighbors in the americas and at home. we have to be there for them in there are of need. -- in their hour of need. >> this was the worst eighth quake to hit the population into a hundred years -- earthquake to hit the population in 200 years. >> there are a large number of people who have been made homeless by this earthquake. many thousands of brotherand ota have tried to stay the night in their houses. a lot of people have ended up in camps like this. but you will see that they're under flimsy tarpaulins. >> my family is dead. i have one brother. he is dead. that is why i'm here. i just have nothing. i don't have anyone. i don't have money. i do not know what i'm going to do now. >> throughout the day, there have been more and more pledges of international assistance, and yet, the people here say they have had nothing in the way of help. the shocking thing at this camp is that it is just a two-minute walk from the international airport into which flights have been arriving at 48 al
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
essential. we need this connection between yemen and america and the brits if we're going to contain the threat. the good thing about what john brennan said this morning, it appears we're all on the same page. we recognize the threat. we're committed to enhancing the intelligence capabilities. and our offensive capability to deal with this. the pressing issue coming up over the next few months is how do we deal with americans who have joined al qaeda and are now part of the machine that wants to attack the united states? >> home grown terrorists. you raised several issues there. let me stay on yemen for a moment. last week, senator, you said that yemen could turn into tomorrow's war. expand on that a little bit. how hot a war are you talking about? do you foresee american forces? would you call for american forces? >> let me explain the comment. senator collins and i were in yemen with colleagues in august. one of the amecan personnel said to us, and i thought quite wisely, iraq is yesterday's war. afghanistan is today's war. if we don't act preemptively, yemen is tomorrow's war. we
Jan 10, 2010 10:00am EST
over again. i'm joined by the roundtable. george will, liz cheney, of coach america, bob reich, al hunt, and judy woodruff from the pbs news hour. welcome to all of you. let's pick up on the discussion, george, what must president obama do now to actually match reagan's fate? the economy didn't come back in time for the midterms but came roaring back by the end of the first term. >> do what reagan did. deregulate the economy and cut taxes. that's not on the agenda. i think a phrase we'll hear more of is japan's lost decade. we may be in for a rapid recession, not followed by a rapped acceleration and rapid bounce. the economy's been growing for sixth months. two stimulus packages. now the house passed $154 million jobs program. the unemployment rate and underemployment rate is 17.3%. house holds are deleveragi. yet, household debt is still substantially above what it was a decade ago. 23% of american home owners are underwater. the mortgage is valued more than the remaining value of their house. it doesn't look good. >> a lost decade? >> i don't think so, but george is ri
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